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WashPost to GOP: Use Vote Delay to Reconsider 'Flawed' Healthcare Plan

Added: 24.03.2017 11:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

The delayed House vote on the proposed Republican healthcare law gives the GOP the opportunity to reconsider a "badly flawed bill," The Washington Post said in an editorial.


Ultimatum From President Trump Says Vote Or Move On From GOP Health Care Plan

Added: 24.03.2017 2:27 | 18 views | 0 comments

President Trump apparently fed up with House Republicans on Thursday night lashed out to say through his aides that the time to find common ground was now, according to The Washington Post. Rank-and-file Republicans were holding a late night meeting on Capitol Hill in an attempt at finding common ground in the health care replacement plan put forth by House Speaker Paul D. Ryan from Wisconsin.“Disastrous #Obamacare has led to higher costs & fewer options. It will only continue to get worse! We must #RepealANDReplace. #PassTheBill,” Trump tweeted from his official White House account as the meeting was wrapping up Thursday night. The move is a risk for the President and Speaker, both of whom...

U.S. House Postpones Vote On Health Care Overhaul

Added: 23.03.2017 19:54 | 19 views | 0 comments

Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives postponed a vote Thursday on their plan to overhaul the nation’s health care system, as they struggled to meet demands of conservative lawmakers who said they could not support the bill, The Washington Post reported. Earlier Thursday, conservative House Republicans had rebuffed an offer by President Trump on Thursday to strip a key set of mandates from the nation’s current health-care law, raising doubts about whether House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) had the votes. Republicans planned to meet behind closed doors later Thursday to figure out their next steps. Leaders have told the rank and file to be available Friday in the event a vote can be...

Schumer Announces He'll Filibuster Gorsuch Nomination In Full Senate

Added: 23.03.2017 16:52 | 16 views | 0 comments

In an address on the floor of the U.S. Senate Thursday, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced he would not only oppose the nomination of U.S. Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch when the nomination comes to the full Senate, but he would also join with fellow Democrats in filibustering him – a move that would require 60 senators to vote to end the debate on the nomination, The Washington Post reported. Republicans have vowed to change Senate procedures if Democrats do filibuster to quickly confirm Gorsuch — but Schumer suggested they should focus instead on Trump’s nominee, the report said. “If this nominee cannot earn 60 votes — a bar met by each of President Obama’s nominees, and...

[UPDATE]: Three People Killed, More Than 20 Injured In London Terror Attack Near Parliament

Added: 22.03.2017 19:16 | 12 views | 0 comments

In Europe’s latest high-profile terrorist attack, three people were killed when an assailant fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates to Britain’s Parliament compound Wednesday after plowing a vehicle through terrified pedestrians along a landmark bridge before being shot and killed by police, The Washington Post reported. Although personal details about the suspected attacker were not immediately release, police said the suspect ran down people with an SUV on the Westminster Bridge, then rammed the vehicle into the fence encircling Parliament, the report said. Finally, the report said, the attacker charged with a knife at officers stationed at the iron gates leading to the Parliament...

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Report: Secret Service Asked for $60 Million More to Protect Trump

Added: 22.03.2017 17:23 | 7 views | 0 comments

The Secret Service asked for an extra $60 million for security costs to protect Donald Trump and his family, The Washington Post reports.


Acosta responds to Washington Post report about lawsuit deal

Added: 22.03.2017 15:21 | 9 views | 0 comments

Alexander Acosta, President Trump's nominee for labor secretary, was asked by Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) about a Washington Post report that he cut a deal with billionaire money manager Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing more than 40 minor girls.

Women's Group Draws Fire for Giving Pence 'Working for Women' Award

Added: 22.03.2017 15:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Independent Women's Forum is being criticized for giving Vice President Mike Pence its first "Working for Women" award, The Washington Post reported. Critics point to legislation that they say make Pence anything but pro-women....


Strategist Rips 'Un-American' Protesters on Hot Town Hall Mic

Added: 21.03.2017 21:26 | 8 views | 0 comments

Rep. Dave Trott's political strategist plotted a way to frame a group of protestors at a recent town hall meeting in Novi, Mich., as "un-American," The Washington Post reported.


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